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4 Spaces To Add The Effect Of Wallpaper With Tile

Wallpaper is often incorporated into homes to bring the alluring impact of character and color, increasing the overall interest of a space. When we think wallpaper, we think statement. If you’re looking for a long-lasting, easy-to-clean and durable option to jazz up your walls, opt for a showstopping wallpaper effect with tile to upgrade your space. Enjoy these beautiful tile creations that seamlessly mimic the exciting patterns and designs of wallpaper with durable tile.

Create a feature wall

Curate a space that won’t go unnoticed. Tile a focal point using wallpaper-like patterned tile for an elevated effect.

Featured: Kerwood Geo Mix

Replicate the look of wallpaper with a detailed print while providing a durable option for wet areas. Get creative with your design with a standout wall that captures the eye.

Create a unified space with a sleek wallpaper effect. In the photo below, a classic pattern sets the vibe for this kitchen by West Bay Homes.

Take your tile all the way up

Transform your space by covering the upper or lower half of the wall with tile for a modern take on wainscoting. We love the rustic faded print on the Barocco Nero tile paired with a warm subway tile. Can you believe these are tiles and not wallpaper?!

Instead of stopping your tile design where the shower ends, use it all the way around your walls to protect surfaces and create the illusion of a bigger space. Get inspired with this glamorously intricate Waterjet Mosaic wallpaper effect tile.

Continue your tile up to the top of the wall by adding a mosaic on top of your wainscot. This softly curved chevron pattern blends perfectly together to create an elegant design.

Add a large impact to small spaces

Make any room a statement by highlighting even the smallest spaces with the effortless flair of wallpaper-look tile.

Design a dynamically detailed wallpaper look in your bar space for a sleek, dramatic effect. Craft a unique nook and choose from 3-D and textured tile options.

Decorate your backsplash with a durable, easy-to-clean tile for a long-lasting design that perfectly reflects your style. The timeless colors and chevron pattern of Victoria Grey make a fashion statement that replicates patterned wallpaper.

Add interest in wet areas

Curate timeless and elegant designs in spaces that wallpaper would not be applied, such as a shower wall or kitchen backsplash that are frequently wet or need cleaning. Choose an accent wall and make it pop.

Take your wallpaper game a step further by using this bold look in a wet area. While you would never use actual wallpaper in a shower, you can create an eye-catching look using this intriguing tile.

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Featured: London Whitechapel. Design by West Bay Homes. Photography by Twin City Visions.

Bring a dramatic wallpaper look to your space using tile today. Schedule a design consultation for tips tailored to your style, or find a location near you.

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